|The TRAVELS OF MARCO POLO, THE VENETIAN (1298)|
Marco Polo was the frst Western traveller to speak of Burma (Mien). His late thirteenth century account has been translated numerous times, one of the most popular editions being Henry Yule's (tr.) The Book of Ser Marco Polo the Venetian Concerning the Kingdoms and Marvels of the East in the nineteenth century and the revision of this translation by Henri Cordier in the early twentieth. The Yule- Cordier edition of 1903 is widely available in reprint...
Keywords: Burma; Mien; Myanmar; China; Yuan Dynasty; Pagan; Marco Polo; SBBR; SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research; Michael W. Charney; W. Marsden; Venice; Venetians; China; Henry Yule; Ramusio; Henri Cordier; Italy; Italians